The official governing body of Cameron University is The Board of Regents governing The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University composed of seven citizens appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the State Senate. Each Regent serves a seven-year term.
Chairman of the Board of Regents for 2012-2013 is Leslie J. Rainbolt-Forbes, M.D. of Oklahoma City; Vice Chairman is Richard R. Dunning, Oklahoma City businessman.
Other members of the Board are Tom Clark, Tulsa aviation-industry businessman; Jon R. Stuart, Tulsa businessman; A. Max Weitzenhoffer, prominent Broadway and London theatre producer; Clayton I. Bennett, Oklahoma City businessman; and Kirk D. Humphreys, Oklahoma City businessman.
The Board of Regents also governs the University of Oklahoma in Norman and Rogers State University in Claremore.
Chris A. Purcell, Ph.D., is the Executive Secretary for the Board of Regents and Vice President for University Governance.